A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on June 17

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Wednesday and picked headlines from 12 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Images of an emotion-filled funeral procession in Tehran for 275 war martyrs whose remains were recently repatriated dominated the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday.


Ettela’at: The 20-volume Comprehensive History of Iran has been launched at the Center for the Great Islamic Encyclopedia.

Ettela’at: “Some 30,000 new cases are referred to the Judiciary on a daily basis,” said the Statistics Center of the Judiciary.

Ettela’at: Vice-President for Parliamentary Affairs Majid Ansari has said if the developments that unfolded behind the scenes in nuclear talks are revealed after the talks, the Iranian nation will learn about the injustice done to commanders fighting on Iran’s diplomatic front, and at that point some individuals should ask for divine forgiveness.

The nuclear talks would not have lasted 20 months if the commanders of the diplomatic front had not stuck to the country’s national interests and the establishment’s red lines, he said.Iran has achieved much at the Geneva talks, but we cannot reveal everything before the end of nuclear talks, Ansari added.




Abrar: Police have expressed readiness to round up homeless addicts in 10 days.

Abrar: A member of parliament’s Presiding Board has said that the impeachment hearing of the education minister will be held on June 24.




Afarinesh: “No deal would deny Iran the right to pursue its peaceful nuclear program,” said Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of the Supreme National Security Council.

Afarinesh: “Removal of sanctions would set the stage for business in the country to thrive,” said First Vice-President Eshagh Jahangiri.




Aftab-e Yazd: Behind the scenes of the arrival in Kerman of Chinese workers

The governor of Zarand has said he does not confirm reports that a plant has been shut down in the city because of the arrival of Chinese workers.

Well-placed sources say the workers are not experts. A member of parliament’s Social Committee has said that the chamber will investigate the case.




Amin: Veteran Iranian actor Mohammad Ali Keshavarz has denied reports that he is dead.



Arman-e Emrooz: Seven ministers of the Rouhani administration are in line to be impeached.

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Asrar: “We won’t leave the negotiating table until we have reclaimed the rights of the people,” said Government Spokesman Mohammad Bagher Nobakht.

Asrar: Iran’s bid to secure a berth in the 2018 World Cup finals got off to a disappointing start. The Iranian squad was held to a 1-1 draw by Turkmenistan.




Etemad: “Economic and financial sanctions will be lifted on the same day the nuclear deal comes into force,” said Iranian nuclear negotiator Seyyed Abbas Araghchi.

Etemad: Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has taken a swipe at those who are critical of nuclear talks with world powers.




Hemayat: Iranians have seen off diver martyrs in a magnificent way.




Jomhouri Islami: “Some are trying to bring the nuclear talks to a halt,” said Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi.




Kayhan: The Middle East’s largest arch bridge has been inaugurated in Chaharmahal Bakhtiari Province.




Qods: Iran’s IAEA envoy has said that the US has forged documents on Iran’s nuclear program.



By Iran Front Page